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Pandemic Film Don't Fear Deon Taylor
November 12, 2020
The assistant director of the pandemic film Don’t Fear, breaks down how indie moviemaking has changed — in some ways for the better.
December 20, 2018
“Location is character, it’s the fifth Beatle,” says this moviemaker. Here’s a breakdown of the keys to location scouting you may have overlooked.
July 12, 2018
We sent a veteran AD to the Paramount lot to play with Cine Gear Expo 2018’s new toys. Here are his picks of the litter.
May 31, 2018
On the surface, being an assistant director sounds simple. During prep, the AD drills down deep into the details, figures out the shooting schedule, balances the needs of casting, locations, equipment, etc., tracks and shares all that information and then, on the day, runs the set.
May 23, 2017
One eighth of a page: equal ink, but not equal time on the screen. A veteran assistant director on how to break down your screenplay and plan your days.